Meta Quest 3 Has Been Revealed and Is Launching This October
Meta is gearing up to release its next-gen virtual and mixed-reality headset, Quest 3, on October 10. With prices starting at $499.99 for the 128GB model and $649.99 for the 512GB version, it offers gamers a range of options to choose from.
Excitingly, both models will come with a complimentary copy of Asgard’s Wrath 2. In addition, an action RPG sequel is set to launch in December, as part of a promotion running until January 27, 2024. Additionally, the 512GB model offers a six-month Meta Quest+ trial subscription, providing subscribers with two VR titles each month.
During the Meta Connect 2023 presentation, Mark Zuckerberg also revealed that Roblox optimized for VR is now available for Quest headsets, adding a new dimension to the gaming experience.
Furthermore, the announcement that Xbox Cloud Gaming is set to arrive on Meta Quest 3 in December is a game-changer. This development aligns with Meta’s focus on enhancing the VR experience.
Quest 3 boasts a next-gen Snapdragon chipset, developed in collaboration with Qualcomm. They are promising more than double the graphical performance of the Quest 2. The headset itself is 40% slimmer than its predecessor, with redesigned Touch Plus controllers for improved ergonomics.
Moreover, Quest 3 supports hand tracking out of the box, thanks to Direct Touch technology, enabling users to interact with virtual objects using their hands alone. Importantly, it remains compatible with the extensive Quest 2 library, featuring over 500 VR games, apps, and experiences. Gamers have much to look forward to with Quest 3’s imminent arrival.